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January 24th 2011

Medical suspension details for UFC Fight for the Troops 2

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has released the medical suspensions list for UFC Fight for the Troops 2, which took place at Fort Hood, Texas on Saturday night.Matt Mitrione and Willamy Freire received indefinite suspensions and require medical clearance before they are allowed to fight again.This is not as serious as it sounds - both merely have...
January 24th 2011

Big Nog expects "genius" Anderson to beat Belfort

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira already trained with Vitor Belfort in the past and currently is Anderson Silva’s partner at Black House. The heavyweight prospect analyzed the ‘Spider vs Phenom’ clash scheduled for Feb 5th.“Vitor is a guy with very good striking, good on the floor, good in wrestling, is complete. Anderson is a genius of the sport with...
January 24th 2011

Bellator FC confirms featherweight tourney starting soon

Bellator Fighting Championships has confirmed that its forthcoming fourth season will feature a featherweight tournament.The announcement of a 145lb tournament was made by Bellator officials today and undefeated prospect Eric Larkin (3-0) was announced as the first participant. "I'm thrilled to announce Eric Larkin as our first confirmed participant in our...
January 24th 2011

Dorea predicts KO win for Dos Santos over Lesnar

Luiz Dorea is in charge of Junior dos Santos’ boxing; the experienced coach was selected to train Cigano’s team on The Ultimate Fighter against former champion Brock Lesnar.Traditionally, the TUF coaches are expected to face each other in the end of the reality show season and Dorea sees no other result but a knockout for their encounter in June...
January 24th 2011

Belfort denies injury rumours, assures all is well

Less than two weeks out from a long-awaited confrontation between Anderson Silva and Vitor Belfort for the UFC middleweight belt, the “Phenom” found his name involved in rumours that pointed to a serious injury in the former champion.Frightened by the news, the number one contender used his microblog on Twitter to calm the fans down and to guarantee he is...
January 24th 2011

Belfort responds to Shawn Tompkins criticism

Vitor Belfort has been the recipient of tough criticism from former coach Shawn Tompkins throughout last week. Tompkins criticized the loyalty of the Brazilian fighter and said "The Phenom" would have gone to training with Mike Tyson to gain hype in the media alongside the former boxing champion. On Twitter, Belfort wrote:"If I think something, but if...
January 24th 2011

Dana: Tito out of UFC if he loses to Nogueira

Tito Ortiz could be having the last fight of his life when he faces Rogerio Nogueira at UFC Fight Night 24 in March.The former light-heavyweight champion is in a “must win” situation, according to UFC president Dana White. He is on a three-fight losing streak and has lost four of his last five, with the other match being a draw.“Tito's got to win...
January 24th 2011

Rampage likely to be next 205lb title challenger

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson got some welcome news from UFC president Dana White at the post-fight press conference which followed UFC Fight for the Troops 2 on Saturday night.Asked about who the next light-heavyweight title contender might be after Rashad Evans fights champion Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua later this year, White threw Jackson’s...
January 23rd 2011

Fight for the Troops 2: Bonus winners

Melvin Guillard, Yves Edwards and Cody McKenzie were the bonus winners at last nights ‘UFC Fight for the Troops: 2’ event.Each earned a bonus cheque of $30,000 which they take home in addition to their contracted purses.Guillard earned Knockout of the Night for his stoppage win over Evan Dunham in the evening’s main event. What was predicted to be a...

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